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4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say
 
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
 
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Flowers Can Help Your Mood

Is someone you know under a lot of stress? You can help ease that stress by sending flowers. Recipients of bouquets felt less depressed, anxious and agitated after receiving their gifts, according to a study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University.